Umm al Quwain Free Trade Zone

The United Arab Emirate Free Trade Zone Authority (UAQ FTZ) offer a streamlined registration procedure to local and international investors looking to establish and/or operate their business within the Free Trade Zone. Businesses looking for a place to grow in the region are attracted to our safe and secure Free Trade Zone. With excellent infrastructure and our professional services, registering a company is quick and easy. The UAQ Free Trade Zone (FTZ) is a licensed free zone operating under Act No. 6 of 2008, issued by the Federal authority in July 2008, which gives it exclusive rights to administer, manage and operate the zone for its full 99-year tenure. What Umm al Quwain Freezone offers: – Single window services – Favorable tax regime – Infrastructure and facility development – Cutting-edge technology solutions for your operations. VAT registration, customs license (import & export), tax number, business registration, property ownership and lease agreement. Putting an office in the Umm al Quwain Freezone is therefore simpler than anywhere else. The UAE is an open economy with no restrictions on foreign investment and is committed to creating a climate for investments to thrive.

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone, UAE is a free trade zone in Umm Al Quwain which is one of seven Emirates in UAE and just 45 km away from Dubai. It is the first and biggest free trade zone in UAE located on 23,000 hectares area it has a total of 208 registered companies with 60% Emirati capital in addition to a number of other companies from several countries around the world. It is the most developed Free Zone in UAE as it establishes unique linkage between trade and agriculture and resorts to enhance their prosperity by offering a variety of incentives and investment opportunities. Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone is a member of Dubai World free zones, an association of the leading trading partners in UAE. Umm al-Quwain Free Trade Zone(UAQFTZ) was established to provide a business environment which is flexible and responsive to the challenges posed by trade liberalization at global level. The UAQFTZ offers reliable services in a conducive business environment. Umm Al Quwain Free Zone (UAQ) is offering companies, investors and potential investors an excellent opportunity to do business in the UAE. It is one of the leading free zones in the world with many free zones under its umbrella. Located 45 km from Dubai, this central location is well connected by a network of highways and modern sea-port facilities and only 35 min away from Dubai International Airport. The Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone is a unique integrated industrial park, planned and designed to provide the best business environment in UAE. The Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone is strategically situated at the crossroads of major international trade routes and resources/hubs of activities. It has direct access to Jebel Ali.

Company in Umm al Quwain Freezone

Types of Business License

Commercial License

This permits the importation, exportation, delivery, and storage of the products mentioned on the license. Three separate product lines or ten identical product lines can be included in a commercial license.

Consultancy License

This license is given to all types of practitioners, including artisans and craftsmen, who provide expert or technical advice.

Freelance Permit

This allows a person to work as a freelancer and conduct business under their own name rather than a brand name or corporation. The Freelance Permit is for people who work in the technology, media, and film industries, and it is granted to talent, artistic, and administrative positions.

Service License

This license form allows the licensee to operate within the free zone and provide the services stated in the license, such as logistics, postal services, travel agencies, car rentals, and so on.

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General Trading License

You can trade in all retail products and purchase any variety of products, which is not allowed for a normal license. One of the reasons for trading under this license category would be to gain access to an extensive range of goods in one go and to enjoy a high turnover rate; it also gives the freedom to trade in any commodity permitted in UAE. This is popular among international traders because almost all categories of products can be traded (Tobacco, Alcohol, Pharmaceuticals and Crude oil are not allowed).